Feature Story: Carol Rodgers Talks Business, Fashion & Mindset - inCity Magazine
Please introduce yourself to our readers Hello, my name is Carol Rodgers. I am 44yrs old. I am a mother of 3 beautiful children. Jason (25), Jalon (16), Carson (15). I love sports, old school music and jazz music.
Did you always know you wanted to be a business owner/entrepreneur? No I didn't. I was in my 30's when I discovered I wanted to be a entrepreneur.
Can you tell us more about the Boutique? I sell High Fashion Women's Clothing, Shoes, Jewelry, Handbags, Accessories, and Men's Jewelry. I specialize in Helping Women/Men Find The Style They Want At A Price They'll Love! I carry sizes small to 6xl.
What would you say is the most rewarding part of owning your business I'm the Boss! Lol! The most rewarding is being able to be there for my children whenever they need me.
What has been the most challenging aspect? Picking the right items to sell. There are a lot of boutiques. I try my Best to stand out and be different.
How important is it to have the proper mindset as an entrepreneur? It's Very important to have the right mindset. I am Passionate and Focused. I do my Best to Let Nothing and no one disturb the Peace God has given me.
Do you have any advice for the would-be entrepreneurs out there? Pray and ask God to lead and guide you in the direction you should go. Let GOD Lead You Not MAN.....
What advice would you give to current students or people who think they have the entrepreneurial spirit? Educate yourself on the business you want to pursue.What should they do to get the most out of their time and experience, so they can hit the ground running? Seek advice from someone doing what you want to do.
Are there any tech/apps etc that you can’t live without? ESPN and the NBA NETWORK! LOL! I would say my cellphone because I use it a lot for business.